Working to preserve the Goldenrod

The Historic Riverboat Preservation Association is a Missouri 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation working to preserve the interior artifacts of the Goldenrod Showboat, one of only six national historic landmarks in the St. Louis area.

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Goldenrod Showboat

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The Goldenrod Showboat has been a part of American history since she was built in 1909. She traveled the rivers of the Midwest, touching the hearts, minds and imaginations of generations with the broad spectrum of entertainment offered by those who lived aboard until she settled in St. Louis in 1937. There she would become a long time sensation, attracting performers and audiences alike from all over the globe.

Now we have to pull together to save what we can, the interior of the showboat to be rebuilt in a museum. We will have many work days and fundraisers since this is a completely volunteer based project! Your support and help is needed to preserve the Goldenrod's heart and soul for years to come. Visit our events page for information pertaining to upcoming fundraisers.

Photo Credit: Murphy Library University of Wisconsin- La Crosse

Spirit Search Offer

Speial Offer from St. Louis Spirit Search

Donate $25 to the 'Goldenrod' effort and receive a complimentary ticket to The Monday Night Ghost Hunting Tour of the Historic Lemp Mansion.